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L. Michael Glodé, MD, FACP

Professor, Division of Medical Oncology/Robert Rifkin Chair for Prostate Cancer Research

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Michael Glodé, MD, FACP



  • Washington University SOM, St. Louis, MO – 1972
  • Residency:  Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern, 1972-1974
  • Fellowship:  Immunology, NIH, 1975-1976
  • Fellowship:  Medical Oncology, Dana Farber/Harvard 1976-1978
  • Fogarty International Fellowship: Molecular Biology, Helsinki 1985-1986

Other Positions
Associate Director for Community Engagement, University of Colorado Cancer Center
Medical Director, Genitourinary Oncology Program, University of Colorado Hospital

Dr. Glodé was the first board-certified Medical Oncologist at the University of Colorado, joining the faculty after training at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.

Dr. Glodé's research has been clinically focused on prostate cancer for many years. He headed the initial research on leuprolide, leading to it’s approval and subsequently developed a “single shot” castration agent that is in animal trials. He has also led efforts to evaluate a natural product, silibinin as a preventive or therapeutic agent and has been an investigator on more than 30 clinical trials, including the PI position for the largest adjuvant trial in prostate cancer, SWOG 9921. He has received numerous teaching awards and founded the AACR course “Molecular Biology for Clinical Oncologists” as well as serving as Founding Editor of the ASCO website,


PubMed Articles 

Bristol-Myers Squibb
Cell Genesis